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Volunteer Pilots Are A Lifeline In Times of Need

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2022 Online Issue An Illinois pilot’s idea 40 years ago has led to more than 8,900 flights to date to help people in need. “Pilots have a special skill and my hope is that … Continue reading

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EAA Honors 2020 & 2021 Halls of Fame Inductees

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2022 Online Issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) honored 12 aviation notables for their contributions to recreational aviation by inducting them into the EAA Sport Aviation Halls of Fame at the … Continue reading

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Avfuel Owner Honored At Living Legends

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2022 Online Issue BEVERLY HILLS, CALIF. – Craig Sincock, Avfuel Corporation’s owner, president, and CEO, received the 2022 “Kenn Ricci Lifetime Aviation Entrepreneur Award” at the 19th Annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards Ceremony, … Continue reading

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He Flew For Elvis & Now They Fly With You!

by Dave Weiman Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2022 Online Issue If you are fortunate to own a corporate jet, airliner, or warbird, chances are you realize the economics – and sometimes the need – to “repair,” rather than … Continue reading

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Insurance Professional, Jeff Rasmussen

August 28, 1970 – March 29, 2020 MADISON, WIS. – Aviation insurance agent, J. Jeffery Rasmussen, 49, of Merrimac, Wisconsin, passed away on March 29, 2020, following a short, but courageous battle with cancer. Rasmussen served as the president and … Continue reading

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A Flight To End Polio

Photos republished with permission © 2020, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue If you ask Peter Teahen of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, why he is flying a single-engine airplane around the world, he will … Continue reading

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New Director At MidAmerica St. Louis Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue MASCOUTAH, ILL. – The St. Clair County Public Building Commission (PBC), which oversees the operations at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (KBLV) in Mascoutah, Ill., has announced that Bryan Johnson has been selected … Continue reading

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Fond Farewell

From Kathy Vesely Assistant Director, MnDOT Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue In the year 2000, already 22 years into my MnDOT career, I applied for a transfer to the Airport Development Section (ADS) of the Aeronautics … Continue reading

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New CEO At Women In Aviation International

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue Women in Aviation International (WAI) has a new chief executive officer. Allison McKay, formerly vice president of the Helicopter Association International Foundation, has joined the 14,500-member strong organization, and will oversee the … Continue reading

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Meet Teresa Klein

Airport Land Program Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue In October 2019, Teresa Klein joined the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA), as the Airport Land Program Manager. Klein is … Continue reading

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